Two students die of snake bite

Baripada: A boy and a girl student of Sri Aurobindo School of Integral Education in Kumbharmundhakata of Mayurbhanj district died today morning due to snake bite. Twenty others of the boarding school have been shifted to Baripada district headquarter hospital after taken ill. The deceased students have been identified as Gourishankar Mohanta and Rituparnam Marandi.

According to sources, all the students had slept last night after dinner. In the morning when some of them complained illness they were taken to hospital immediately. While Gourishankar breathed his last on the way to hospital, Rituparnam died in hospital.

According to doctors, the students shifted to hospital for treatment are free from danger.